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My company provide remote access to its private network using Juniper Connect. They have restricted to the Windows Juniper Connect client, but I need to work into a GNU/Linux distribution.

Before upgrading VMWare Player from 4.X to the latest 6 version, I was able to do the following:

  1. Open the VPN connection
  2. Connect with a SSH client from Windows to a computer inside my company network, opening some tunnels (something like -L0.0.0.0:2222:localhost:22).
  3. Launch a VM guest with two network interfaces: a bridged one and a NAT one
  4. From the guest, use SSH to connect to the tunnel defined in step 2, using the NAT gateway IP

But after upgrading, I cannot access using the same method. I tried to forward the ports to the host's one, but it doesn't work.

The problem only happens when the VPN is connected: I don't have any access from my LAN network to the Windows host, but I can access to the bridge interface into the GNU/Linux guest, as usual.

Is there some way to forward all the ports from the NAT to the same host (in this case, to the Windows native OS)?

P.S. I tried changing the metrics of the VPN connection, but when I change that parameter, the VPN auto-reconnect and recover its previous metrics value

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Have you asked your IT department for assistance? Your version of VMWare is very unlikely the direct cause of your problems. –  Ramhound Sep 10 '13 at 12:17
I don't think VMware is the cause of my problem, but my IT department don't give assistance for external contractors like me –  JoseLSegura Sep 10 '13 at 13:29
Have you tried using VMWare Player 4.x (again) to see if you can get it working again? It seems sort of short sighted to not help contractors with technical question. –  Ramhound Sep 10 '13 at 13:31
Yeah, I know. I think it is a VMware configuration stuff, and reinstalling 4.x won't help me much because I lost the configuration itself... I will try at the end of the day. Thanks for your interest. :-) –  JoseLSegura Sep 10 '13 at 13:35

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